Offering a warm measure of holiday cheer to counteract the chilly Saturday weather, the North End Library hosted its annual Open House sponsored by the Friends Of The North End Library (FONEL) on December 7th.
The agenda featured a musical performance by the NEMPAC Children’s Chorus under the direction of Alexandra Dietrich with Valerie Osborn on piano and Nicholas Brown on clarinet. Following the second show, a sing-along took place with everyone in the audience encouraged to participate.
An Italian luncheon was provided by DePasquale Ventures with treats also from Parziale’s Bakery and the Golden Goose Market. A 50/50 raffle was held with proceeds going to support the needs of the library.
The Open House is one of several community-based initiatives hosted by the North End Library and FONEL, which have focused on providing a destination for more than just reading and computer usage with film festivals, workshops, guest lectures, and other programs designed to offer educational, entertaining and social opportunities.
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